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Qanibey Emir Akhur Medersa in Cairo, Egypt


Qanibey Emir Akhur Medersa

The Qanibey Emir Akhur Medersa was built in 1503 and is built entirely of stone. The facade overlooks the square and forms a sabil-kuttab, an entrance at the top of a flight of steps and a mausoleum that has a high pitched cupola. The cupola is decorated with geometric and floral motifs. There is a central courtyard that opens up to the sky and four iwan.


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